Producer Cameron Mackintosh Clarifies Comments on Trans Casting After Alexandra Billings Says Trans Actors Are Not “A Gimmick”
West End producer Cameron Mackintosh is clarifying statements published in a Telegraph interview seemingly calling the casting of trans actors in roles not explicitly written as trans a “gimmick,” following online backlash which included a lengthy response by Broadway star and Transparent actress Alexandra Billings. Mackintosh posted a statement on Twitter, writing that his response […]
Outfest Trans and Nonbinary Summit Celebrates the Post-‘Pose’ Era of Queer Representation
On Saturday afternoon, Outfest attendees gathered on Sunset Boulevard’s Directors Guild of America for the festival’s fifth annual Trans & Nonbinary Summit. Following a week of film screenings, premieres and events, the summit featured multiple programs including a panel — “Post-Pose: The Future of Trans and Nonbinary Storytelling” — followed by a screening of shorts […]
Jeffrey Tambor Issues ‘Transparent’ Apology: “I Never Intended to Make Anyone Feel Uncomfortable”
Jeffrey Tambor opens up about his exit from 'Transparent' and issues an apology to the cast and crew of Jill Soloway's groundbreaking Amazon series.
How ‘Transparent’ Finale Pays Tribute to Transgender Matriarch (Without Jeffrey Tambor)
Creator Jill Soloway opens up about the series finale of their series, Amazon's 'Transparent,' in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, including the original pitch and process to bring the movie musical to the TV screen.
‘Transparent’ Star Alexandra Billings to Join Broadway’s ‘Wicked’
'Transparent' star Alexandra Billings is returning to Broadway in the role of Madame Morrible in the long-running production of 'Wicked.'
‘Transparent: Musicale Finale’: TV Review
In this musical movie epilogue, 'Transparent' addresses Jeffrey Tambor's departure by seeing the Pfeffermans grieve over the death of their trans matriarch.
Jill Soloway to Be Honored at L.A. Equality Awards
Jill Soloway has been selected to receive the Equality Visibility Award at the organization's milestone 20th anniversary Los Angeles Equality Awards, which are being held at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.
‘Friends’ Anniversary Celebration Highlights Tribeca TV Festival Lineup
The 2019 Tribeca TV Festival will celebrate Friends' 25th anniversary with a screening of two memorable episodes and a conversation with executive producers Kevin Bright, David Crane and Marta Kauffman. The third annual event will also feature screenings of and conversations with the cast and crew behind Amazon's 'Transparent' "Musicale Finale," Freeform's 'Party of Five' reimagining, BET+'s 'First Wives Club' remake and the CW's 'Riverdale' spinoff 'Katy Keene.'
‘Transparent’: Watch the Full Trailer for the Musical Series Finale
Sept. 27 marks the end of an era at Amazon. That's when 'Transparent's' musical series finale movie debuts, bringing an end to the show that helped cement the retail giant/streamer as a home for award-winning scripted originals.
Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker Tie the Knot
Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker both took to social media to announce that they had eloped and married Wednesday.
‘Pose’ Writer Our Lady J Says the Series Is “About Love, Family, But for Me, It’s About Survival” | Magic Hour
TV writer, classical pianist and musician Our Lady J stars on the latest episode of The Hollywood Reporter's original digital series 'Magic Hour,' where she discusses her upbringing in an Evangelical village, which she describes as homophobic and transphobic; the discovery of her musical talent; her move to Los Angeles; and her big break as a staff writer on some of television greatest breakthrough series, including Amazon's 'Transparent' and then FX's 'Pose.'
‘Transparent’ Reveals Death, Musical Numbers in First Trailer for Series Finale
The series finale of Amazon's 'Transparent' will see the groundbreaking Jill Soloway series transition into a musical for a movie in September. Watch the teaser trailer.